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Medium: One of a Kind Hand Carved Red Jarrah Wood
Approximate Age of Wood: 154 years (1868)
Length: 8 inches, 20 centimeters
Width: 6 inches, 15 centimeters
Region: Zimbabwe, Southern Africa
Availability: In Stock, Ready to Ship Immediately
Item Number: A001
Condition: Excellent; Not previously owned; Undamaged
Sourcing: Fair Trade
Certificate of Authenticity Provided
Handsome cigar tray made out of recycled Antique Red Jarrah Wood. Made out of one piece of solid, heavy wood. Makes for a wonderful gift, or impressive conversation piece in your home or office.
Jarrah, a species of Eucalyptus unique to the south west region of Western Australia, is a spectacular hard wood known for its remarkable durability, extreme density, and warm, rich colors. Each item of furniture is painstakingly assembled by hand incorporating the natural imperfections which in turn become cherished possessions and heirlooms for tomorrow.
This unique piece was hand made in Zimbabwe. No factories or machinery was involved in the production process, only artisans and hand tools with painstaking detail and precision. This piece is made out of natural materials and is free from any fillers, dyes, stains, or varnishes.
Some more information about York's Shona Gallery:
• We are based in New York City and opened NYC's first African art gallery in 1985
• Family and Minority Owned & Operated
• Each Purchase Supports Tribes in Africa
More than a century ago, Jarrah wood was imported to Africa from Australia to build railways. These railways ploughed across Africa, swallowing up unlimited amounts of precious hardwoods which had been growing and maturing since ancient times. Since Jarrah wood is an immensely dense timber, it was subjected to the full rigors of a sub-tropical climate. Nature herself stamped each sleeper with its own individual character. Its distinctive blend of beauty and practicality lends it to use for both elegant furniture and innovative construction. Jarrah is an excellent choice for everything from tables and desks, to countertops and cabinets, to headboards and doors.
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